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opty 165 or 170

Poll Results: 165 or 170

 
  • 40% (6)
    opty 165
  • 60% (9)
    opty 170
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post #1 of 8
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Is the $10 price difference worth it, how well do either cpu OC?
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post #2 of 8
I Think majority of the people here would say opty 165..im not sure how good the 170 overclocks, but everyone knows the 165 is a killer overclocker..many reaching 3.0ghz with not too much difficulty...There is the crappy CCBWE stepping, but even on that i think people reach 2.6-2.8ghz.
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post #3 of 8
Well

The 165 is PROVEN to Oc well to 2.7-2.8

I hink its safer
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post #4 of 8
Since you have the "HZ" RAM won't be an issue ...
If the MB can hit well over 300 MHZ the 165, if not or your unsure that it can get the high CPU bus the 165 requires to peak, the 10x of the 170 would be the path to go!
    
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post #5 of 8
I like to start out at a higher base. Picked the 170.
    
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post #6 of 8
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im leaning toward the 165 and same as5 lol as i am out of thermal paste X-D
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post #7 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by The Duke View Post
Since you have the "HZ" RAM won't be an issue ...
If the MB can hit well over 300 MHZ the 165, if not or your unsure that it can get the high CPU bus the 165 requires to peak, the 10x of the 170 would be the path to go!
I just ordered the 170 for this exact reason.

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post #8 of 8
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Originally Posted by BountyHead View Post
im leaning toward the 165 and same as5 lol as i am out of thermal paste X-D
that as5 is more important then the increased clocks
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